Kogarah and Hurstville Council amalgamation talks continue

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Kogarah and Hurstville Council amalgamation talks continue

By Maria Galinovic, February 3, 2016.

Going by what was said at the state government-organised public inquiry this afternoon (February 3) into the proposed merger of Hurstville and Kogarah Councils, the matter still has a way to run.

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Council Amalgamations

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Baird’s merger plan ‘bewildering’
By Murray Trembath, January  6, 2016.

Merge: Rockdale Mayor Bill Saravinovski and Kogarah Mayor Stephen Agius sign a memorandum of understanding on council amalgamations. Pictured with Nick Vavaris. Picture: Jane Dyson

LIBERAL mayor of Kogarah Stephen Agius says the Baird government’s decision to merge Rockdale and Botany Bay councils is “bewildering”.

Cr Agius said it appeared to be a predetermined move, based on political expediency at the cost of dislocation of the St George region.

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